After a tumultuous campaign, Jiri Sekac is headed to Russia.
On Monday, KHL club Ak Bars Kazan announced it had signed Sekac, after the 23-year-old Czech split last season between Anaheim, Chicago and Arizona.
All told, Sekac played for four different organizations during his brief two-year NHL stint.
He broke in with Montreal during the ’14-15 campaign and got off to a good start — seven goals and 15 points in 50 games — but eventually fell out of the lineup, and was shipped to Anaheim for Devante Smith-Pelly.
With the Ducks, Sekac showed flashes (seven points in 19 games), but was a non-factor in the playoffs. Midway through this year, Anaheim flipped Sekac to Chicago for Ryan Garbutt.
The Chicago tenure was the least successful of ’em all. Sekac played just six games for the ‘Hawks before getting put on waivers, and was claimed by the Coyotes.
Sekac closed out the year by playing 11 games for Arizona, scoring just two points. He was in the last of a two-year, $2.7 million deal and a pending RFA.